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Can Mindfulness Help With Drug Cravings

Addiction can cause fatal consequences. In fact, drug overdoses have recently become the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50.  Between 2015 and 2016 alone, there was a 22% increase in the number of fatal overdoses, while fatal heroin overdoses have increased by more than 400% since 2010. During treatment, rehabs…

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How Can EMDR Therapy Help With Trauma and Substance Abuse

Mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders can negatively impact your physical health, cognition, and relationships. Mental health disorders and addiction are both chronic and progressive diseases that change your brain chemistry and impair your judgment. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a highly effective treatment for PTSD. But how can EMDR therapy help…

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How To Help A Loved One With Bipolar Disorder

While people of all ages can have bipolar disorder, most people first experience symptoms in their mid-20s. Bipolar disorder causes significant mood disturbances, making it difficult to understand how to help a loved one with bipolar disorder. Since bipolar disorder requires medications to regulate and control, regular visits to a psychiatrist are an essential part…